Treatment of ADHD in Children with Tics: A Randomized Controlled Trial

@article{Deputy2002TreatmentOA,
  title={Treatment of ADHD in Children with Tics: A Randomized Controlled Trial},
  author={Stephen R. Deputy},
  journal={Clinical Pediatrics},
  year={2002},
  volume={41},
  pages={736 - 736}
}
  • S. Deputy
  • Published 26 February 2002
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Clinical Pediatrics
BackgroundThe treatment of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and Tourette syndrome (TS) has been problematic because methylphenidate (MPH)—the most commonly used drug to treat ADHD—has been reported to worsen tics and because clonidine (CLON)—the most commonly prescribed alternative—has unproven efficacy. MethodsThe authors conducted a multicenter, randomized, double-blind clinical trial in which 136 children with ADHD and a chronic tic disorder were randomly… 
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